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future."soundbite text here." the innovative inventions, created in the corridor. corridor.now, the corridor's top stories and tomorrow's weather forecast in the first ten minutes. this is cbs 2 news 10 at 10. a firestorm erupts in belle plaine over a school tradition involving guns. tonight, everyone with an opinion came together to try and clear the air and find a solution. solution.in a story you will only see on cbs 2 news, news,reporter dora miller joins us live right now from benton county with the latest. dora. karen, this all began when word spread through this community that a 21-gun salute at the school on veterans day might not happen because it constitutied guns on school grounds.that triggerd a massive outpouring of opinions on social media.but tonight, school leaders made it clear that the 21-gun salute *will* continue. continue. wall to wall people, including police and students, packed into this room to hear these words...02:28:05 "all in
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the school board honoring tradition and the law. 02: 16:16 "we're all for patriotism, comrarderie and teaching the students what the veterans want."02:19:34 "i just want to thank the school board and the community for supporting us and deciding what you have means a lot to us."the decision comes after controversy, social media storms and what some called slander of some school board members. 02:22:13 there was a lot slander and things blown out of proportion and i'm glad about the professionalism of the legioners."some suggestions. 02:22:50 i would ask you to consider amending your resolution to include a unannounced event."and critiques. 02:25:22 the clear and unambiguous reading of the law gives the superintendent and the school board discretion at any time to
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allow fire arms on school grounds. you do not need a policy"overall, the board says they want to continue to work with the community. the ceremony will be held on veterans day on november 11th at belle plaine high school. covering the corridor in belle plaine, dora miller, cbs 2 news, ten at 10. cbs 2 news ten at ten continues now with more of the corridor's top stories. stories.right now, new rules are in place for handling threats at the iowa city school district.the changes come following an alleged threat at west high earlier this month.that resulted in six-hundred students skipping class for the day.staff will now determine the level of the threat, and if necessary, report it directly to police, parents and the community.the district tells cbs 2 news, 28- threats were made against 18 school buildings in six days. in cedar rapids,city leaders
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"the consequences that come from using weapons and guns and stuff to solve problems, they're not good ones. nothing good can come from using a gun or using any type of weapon." weapon."this morning, a victim of violence spoke at washington highschool alongside the u-s district attorney and police chief wayne jerman. the day is part of a larger effort to stop gun violence in our communities. two cedar rapids police officers are now paid leave, after shooting and killing a suspect. it happened at about 10-30 last night on ravenwood terrace northwest. chief wayne jerman tells cbs 2 news, it started with a routine traffic stop.he says 21-year-old jonathan gossman took off running through the neighborhood and pulled out a gun. that's when the officers following gossman shot and killed him. the iowa d-c-i is now handling the investigation. cbs 2 news has the latest information on a officer killed in new york city.
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city.investigators say a career criminal is the man who shot and killed n-y-p-d officer randolph holder last night.tyrone howard shot holder in the head, when officers responded to a shots fired call.howard is no stranger to police, being arrested 28 times and wanted for several shootings.holder is the fourth n-y-p-d officer to be killed in the line of duty this year, and the 31st killed nationwide. lawyers for a baltimore police officer being tried in the death of freddie gray, are calling for jurors to be fully sequestered.attorneys for the officer want jurors to have no access to cell phones, limited television access and only supervised visits with friends and family.gray was arrested in april, loaded into a police van and hurt.he died of a spinal cord injury a week later.gray's death sparked violent riots in the city.six officers now face criminal
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charges.all say they are not guilty. happening right now, saint louis police are searching for whoever is behind a series of church fires near ferguson. ferguson.since october eighth, *six* churches in predominantly black neighborhoods have been set on fire.in each case, an accelerant was used to light the front doors of the buildings. no one has been hurt.the area is still reeling from riots that erupted following the shooting death of 18-year-old michael brown in august of last year. back here in the corridor, cbs 2 news has learned learneda fire fighter was taken to the hospital for treatment after a house fire in iowa city.firefighters were called to a home on east college street just after five last night, as storms rolled through the corridor.the department believes a lightning strike may have sparked the fire.everyone inside the home was able to
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now ten at ten continues with a look at tonight's other stories across the corridor. in iowa city,hundreds gathered to protest today's board of regents meeting.they're upset
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because the board appointed former businesman bruce harreld as the school's next president.the rally included students, alumni, and faculty. protestors tell cbs 2 news, the selection process wasn't fair to the candidates.herrald officially takes office on november second. in coralville, leaders are in talks to bring hockey to the city.project leaders for a recently announced concert and sports venue say there is someone interested in starting a team. the city administrator tells cbs 2 news they've always hoped hockey would be played in the space. they have also spoken with the university of iowa club team - the ice hawks - about playing in the rink. in marion, anderson automotive will soon be giving away a car for just one-dollar!the owner, jim anderson, tells cbs 2 news, he's looking to make a difference, by giving a deserving person this great opportunity.nominations are being taken now.entries need
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winner will be announced, here on cbs 2 news, on october 30th. in linn county, early voting is now open and sattelite voting was held today at both the downtown and ladd libraries.one of the items on the ballot - an initiative to raise taxes for increase library funding.the initiative has a lot of support from those working with the libraries.the election takes place november third. in cedar rapids, unitypoint health at saint luke's hospital is looking for new workers.the hospital held this hiring fair today for a variety of openings.one of their biggest needs is for registered nurses.saint luke's is also looking to fill a number of other positions including lab techs, physical therapists and more. if you're wondering where scott sanborn is tonight, he's taken created in the corridor on the road and back to the future.scott joins us right now from coralville where much of iowa's
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innovation expo 2015, scott? karen, a record crowd came out today to meet with inventors, business owners, startup companies and investors and connect with what's being created in the corridor. corridor. several organizations partnered today for the largest entrepreneurial showcase in the state of iowa, an opportunity for creative minds to connect and make an impact on iowa's economic vitality.take brian mauer, for example, he invented a device to keep canoes and kayaks from tipping over in the water. "once you get in the water and you get comfortable you can raise it up into a position where it's just going to skim the water where it's going to keep you safe and it's not going to top you over.""and you just sold the first ones last week?""about a month ago we got the first ones sold and i got plenty of them in my garage and you can order them online."then there's john bakas who's looking for
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his car bidet."you attach your garden hose to here and water come out of the other end and you aim it under your car and you go behind the wheels of your car and it gets all kinds of salt and other gunk off your car bottom."the innovation garage was full of new ideas, but so was the innovateher pitch competition where the creators of ad rescuewear won an opportunity to advance their treatment of childhood eczema to markets beyond where they're already seeing success."two resellers in canada, one in the uk, two in denmark and one in hong kong, but we also have a really big market in austrailia, australia has 30% eczema."even the youngest entrepreneurs from the iowa big school networked with community leaders for a chance to see the future."if you think of how long it took for a rockwell collins to become as large as it is or a crst, so you look at all these startups and you look at all these folks who are 20 somethings or 30 somethings
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and think some of them are going to become those businesses in the future. so 5, 10, 20 years out, a lot of what you're seeing in here is going to be larger. one other exciting bit of news tonight, swineguard, which i featured on created in the corridor just a few weeks ago, won today's pitch and grow competition.providing them further opportunities to expand their business.covering the corridor in coralville, scott sanborn, cbs 2 news, ten at 10. many of the businesses at the expo have been featured on scott's created in the corridor series.you can watch all of those stories on our website.just click on the created in the corridor section under the news tab of cbs 2 iowa dot com. that is cbs 2 news ten at ten -- the corridor's top stories and tomorrow's weather first forecast in the first ten minutes. minutes.but we are just getting started. started.coming up...cutting the cord.why more americans
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are choosing to ditch their cable t-v.
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tomorrow on cbs 2 this morning, a veteran is making a push to get a fellow soldier the recognition he deserves. deserves. why that involves a policy change from the military.that's tomorrow on
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more americans are now choosing to ditch the digitial world. world.that's according to marion based magid associates. they found nearly four-percent of those surveyed planned to cancel their cable or satellite service.that's nearly double the number in 2011.onilne streaming and movies on-demand are two of the biggest reasons for the switch.cable and satellite providers are cutting costs to keep their customers. movie fans have waited nearly 30 years for this date to roll around.today is the day doc brown and marty mcfly travel into the future in the 'back to the future' movie trilogy. wehrenberg theaters in cedar
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of all three movies.the blockbuster movies did their best to portray the future and today, moviegoers got a chance to see what they got right. "i think everyone's excited about it because it's just one of those one time things this day is only going to come around once." once."michael j. fox, who played marty mcfly, released a statement today.he expressed the need for a cure for parkinson's disease, something he has battled for quite sometime.fox said quote "together, we'll make neurological illness a thing of the past, and if we all eventually get hoverboards, well, that's a bonus." next on c-b-s two news... news...the dangerous electrical defect that could lead to a fire in millions of cars on the road right now.
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if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but the republicans... they want to go back to letting the super wealthy call the shots. they don't stand up for equal pay for women. they don't support paid family leave. they don't even really support refinancing student debt. we've got to get this economy working for the vast majority of americans, not just for those at the top. that's what i intend to do as president.
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vice president joe biden will *not* be running for the white house. house.he addressed the nation today saying the window for him run has passed.this ends months of speculation about the vice president running for the oval office.experts say his decision bolsters hillary clinton's front-runner status by sparing her a challenge from the popular vice president. in the race for the first iowa first congressional district seat,new numbers show a tight race for the democratic
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nomination in iowa's first congressional district.a recent survey of 500 likely primary voters found cedar rapids councilwoman monica vernon and former state lawmaker pat murphy in a dead heat.advertising executive and actor actor gary kroeger has just 6-percent support with 16-percent still undecided.the winner of the primary will take on incumbent republican rod blum next year. now to the latest on the republican party's leadership limbo in washington, dc. wisconsin congressman paul ryan has agreed to run for speaker of the house, but only if certain conditions are met. ryan is asking for full support from the g-o-p and a schedule that doesn't interfere with his family time. outgoing speaker john boehner scheduled a vote for next week. there's a new recall recallaffecting window switches in several toyota models. the automaker is recalling more than six- millions vechiles because of the problem.toyota says one
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11-people have reported car doors being burned. burned.the recall is affecting several models including the popular camry and corolla sedans.to see the make and models being affected, log on to cbs 2 iowa dot com. and coming up in sports --- it's a bye week for the hawks hawksbut the voice of the hawkeyes -- gary dolphin -- isn't taking a break --- what he belives -- has been the key to iowa's success --- next on cbs 2 2"cbs 2 news connects with you. call us at 1-800-222-kganemail us at news at kgan.comconnect with us on facebook at
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this bale of hay cannot be controlled. when a wildfire raged through elkhorn ranch, the sudden loss of pasture became a serious problem for a family business. faced with horses that needed feeding
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and a texas drought that sent hay prices soaring, the owners had to act fast. thankfully, mary miller banks with chase for business. and with greater financial clarity and a relationship built for the unexpected, she could control her cash flow, and keep the ranch running. chase for business. so you can own it. unlike the undefeated hawkeyes, gary dolphin won't be sitting in an ice tube -- recovering from 7 weeks of smash mouth football -- the hawks have this week off to recover and relax after a perfect start to their season and the voice of the hawkeyes has liked what he's seen so far -- unlike last season, iowa is not only winning games, they're finishing them - - and that starts with the leadership from the senior class. "it's not a huge senior class, but when you look at who those seniors our: canzeri, ott,
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nate meier, teavun smith, i'm going to leave somebody out, jordan lomax . there's not a talker in the bunch, they're very quite, they go about their business, they take care of business and everybody else is following there lead. and this is turning out to be a special group and a special year." it's pretty simple for the royals to take the crown in the american league and head back to the world series --- just win one more game --- easier said than done -- the blue jays are undefeated this season when facing elimination game 5 of the a-l-c-s in torontoand this one was all blue jays --- no score in the 2nd -- chis cahlah-bello -- yeah --- he's on the list and the home team takes a 1 nothing leadand they'd blow it open in the 6th -- bases loaded for troy tulowitzki -- and he goes gappin' --- the blue jays take game 5 -- 7 to 1 -- the final -- the series returns to kauffman friday and ned yost is alright with that. "after winning the first two games in reality your goal is
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to come to toronto, you know, kind of a foriegn environment and a hostile environment and at least win one, then you get to go home and win one there and the series is over. now we are going back to a place where we are completely comfortable, that's why homefield advantage was so important to us. we really wanted to play four games in our park." and it's looking like next year will be the year for the cubbies --- they trail the mets 8 to 3 in the 8th stay with c-b-s two -jeff has one last look at your forecast
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if you think storm damage is the only cost of climate change, think again. from the rising price of food
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the economic damage will only get worse. but with american-made clean energy, we can save money on electricity and spur innovation to create new businesses and jobs. it all starts with 50% clean energy by 2030.
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thanks for watching your cbs 2 news at ten.we'll see you back here tomorrow. tomorrow.
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